Job Summary

The City of Glendale, Colorado is looking for an experienced social media manager. Join a growing marketing team who supports the Glendale Raptors Major League Rugby team, Infinity Park, Infinity Park Event Center as well as the City of Glendale.

Potential candidates should have at least six or more years of experience and be an expert with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn. Interested and intrigued by working with and exploring new social platforms is required.

Candidates should have a passion for sports, possess creative campaign ideas, and be open to learning, as well as energy for driving city initiatives.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work with the Director of Marketing to create social media strategies and content for all city brands including Infinity Park, Glendale Raptors Rugby and other city properties
  • Develop a monthly analytics dashboard and optimize content strategy accordingly
  • Create a social media calendar and schedule regular posts across various channels
  • Interact and respond to comments, inquiries, etc.
  • Monitor and report on current social media trends and make suggestions
  • Engage in robust storytelling for the Raptors Rugby team
  • Attend and cover events as the social media correspondent
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

  • Strong communication skills including verbal and written
  • Good working knowledge of social media & digital writing best practices
  • Exceptional copy editing skills
  • Organized and able to prioritize and multi-task
  • Open personality who is capable and open to working with a team & all levels of management
  • Willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or Sports Marketing/Management
  • 6+ years of experience in social media marketing/management – writing samples and snapshots of previous social media content will be requested

Preferences

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, MS Office, Hootsuite, Google Drive, and project management software
  • Design experience
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